Eighth Grade Overview and Outline

In eighth grade, your child will take 6 courses. They will include:

Language Arts-8  (Required)


Pre-Algebra    (Required)        OR      

Algebra 1   (Must Have 7th grade Math teacher approval)


Earth & Space Science (Required)


American History 1 **Semester A will be in 8th grade, Semester B will be in 9th grade  (Required)


Health-8   ( 1/2 year )  (Required)

Study Skills 8    (1/2 year)  (Required)


****You may take (1) elective from the list below. 


Foreign Language Options

**This is optional for 8th graders who have an overall average of 85% or above in their English Language Arts Grade 7 Course.